For The Love Of Hockey: Hockey Stars' Personal Stories by Chris McdonellFor The Love Of Hockey: Hockey Stars' Personal Stories by Chris Mcdonell

For The Love Of Hockey: Hockey Stars' Personal Stories

EditorChris McdonellForeword byJohn Davidson

Paperback | November 10, 2007

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NHL stars and legends reveal key moments of their careers.

The greatest hockey players of all time share their most vivid memories of the game they love. These stories and anecdotes are essentially joyful, occasionally heart-breaking, and always heartfelt.

Their reminiscences include:

  • Dramatic overtime goals
  • Record-breaking games
  • Team camaraderie
  • Devastating trades
  • Career-ending injuries.

Thrilling color photographs enhance the personal stories of players from such hockey legends as:

  • Rocket Richard
  • Gordie Howe
  • Jean Beliveau
  • Bobby Orr
  • Wayne Gretzky.

The book also includes the hottest players of today such as:

  • Steve Yzerman
  • Mario Lemieux
  • Jeremy Roenick.

Told in the players' own words, these stories are infused with the same skill, spirit, character and determination that carried each of these men to the heights of the National Hockey League and made hockey one of the most popular sports in the world.

As hockey attracts more fans of all ages, so will For the Love of Hockey.

Chris McDonell is a writer, graphic artist and hockey enthusiast. His other books include Shooting From the Lip, The Football Game I'll Never Forget, Hockey's Greatest Stars, and Hockey All-Stars. compiled by Chris McDonell ; foreword by John Davidson
Title:For The Love Of Hockey: Hockey Stars' Personal StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 11.5 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:November 10, 2007Publisher:Firefly BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1552096068

ISBN - 13:9781552096062


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gift for a hockey lover This book is absolutely beautiful! Each player's personal story (complete with autograph) is accompanied by an amazing full page photo. Excellent quality. I'm sure it would be treasured by any hockey fan. I gave it to my husband for Christmas and it was admired (envied) by all his hockey-loving friends. I'm not into hockey but still enjoy looking at the beautiful picturess and reading the interesting stories.
Date published: 2015-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Missing a page???? We purchased this book for my brother for Christmas....the Foreword was not fully included in the book...the last line on pg 8 says "Seeing Lanny McDonald in this book stirs up vivid" and thats it...turn the page you have a blank page....honestly there's nothing there...the rest of the book is great...just kinda wondering what the rest of the foreword said.......
Date published: 2007-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For the love of hockey A great book, one to treasure. I gave it to all my family and friend last year after absolutely falling in love with it. A must read!!!!!
Date published: 2001-11-20

Table of Contents


Andy Bathgate
Jean Beliveau
Leo Boivin
Peter Bondra
Mike Bossy
Raymond Bourque
Johnny Bower
Johnny Bucyk
Pavel Bure
Jim Carey
Gerry Cheevers
Chris Chelios
Dino Ciccarelli
Paul Coffey
Yvan Cournoyer
Vincent Damphousse
Alex Delvecchio
Marcel Dionne
Bernie Federko
Sergei Fedorov
Slava Fetisov
Theoren Fleury
Ron Francis
Grant Fuhr
Mike Gartner
Bernie Geoffrion
Rod Gilbert
Doug Gilmour
Michel Goulet
Wayne Gretzky
Glenn Hall
Dominik Hasek
Dale Hawerchuk
Paul Henderson
Gordie Howe
Harry Howell
Bobby Hull
Brett Hull
Dennis Hull
Dale Hunter
Paul Kariya
Red Kelly
Jari Kurri
Guy Lafleur
Steve Larmer
Brian Leetch
Mario Lemieux
Trevor Linden
Eric Lindros
Ted Lindsay
Frank Mahovlich
Lanny McDonald
Rick Middleton
Stan Mikita
Mike Modano
Alexander Mogilny
Larry Murphy
Cam Neely
Bernie Nicholls
Bobby Orr
Bernie Parent
Brad Park
Gilbert Perreault
Pierre Pilote
Denis Potvin
Jean Ratelle
Henri Richard
Maurice Richard
Luc Robitaille
Jeremy Roenick
Patrick Roy
Joe Sakic
Derek Sanderson
Denis Savard
Teemu Selanne
Eddie Shack
Brendan Shanahan
Darryl Sittler
Billy Smith
Peter Stastny
Mats Sundin
Brent Sutter
Keith Tkachuk
Bryan Trottier
Norm Ullman
John Vanbiesbrouck
Pat Verbeek
Doug Wilson
Lorne "Gump" Worsley
Alexei Yashin
Steve Yzerman

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Features stunning photography of the players profiled.